We begin the new year – our year of Visions – with “2020 Visions” and a backward glance at a not-so-distant mirror of our time, the Roaring ’20s.
Making a case for “The Great Gatsby” – the quintessential 1920s tale – as the great American novel
The Roaring ’20s planted the seeds of the modern era.
Marcy B. Freedman, the veteran Croton-on-Hudson performance artist, recaps her interactive “2020 vision” project and gives us a preview of her projects for the 2020.
The story of women’s suffrage in the United States is one of jagged progress, rivalry among women’s groups and conflict between women and black men, who were also struggling to establish their enfranchisement. But in the end, women got the vote when the 19th Amendment was passed Aug. 18, 1920.
James Abram Garfield never intended to become the 20th President of the United States and, after his inauguration, he had little opportunity to show his brand of leadership. But his life and death offer the story of a man who both shaped his era while falling victim to its limitations.
In life and in art, the doppelgänger can be friend or foe.
It’s one racket sport you can enjoy here outdoors in the winter.
Fashion illustration gets its due in a new show celebrating 100 years of its “visionaries.”
Sweet but not sugary: Meet the ebullient Dylan Lauren.
Singer Tony Bennett brings his accomplished paintings to The Art Students League.
Chloe Mendel — daughter of Gilles Mendel of J. Mendel fame – is putting her own spin on following in her family’s furrier-fashion footsteps.
The noted fashion historian and author Caroline Rennolds Milbank – who has lectured locally – shares her thoughts on fashions of the 1920s and their legacy.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art takes a look back, while looking ahead, in “About Time: Fashion and Duration.” This next Costume Institute blockbuster will open May 7.
Alex Proba is not just an artist, she’s an artist slash muralist slash graphic designer slash rug designer slash sculptor slash furniture designer. (Get the picture?)
This Greenwich home, nestled in historic Khakum Wood, marries traditional beauty with contemporary living.
Eileen Gray, a pioneer of the Modern movement in architecture and furniture design and an Irishwoman who rose to international fame in the 1920s, is the subject of a career retrospective at Bard Graduate Center Gallery.
Using doubles or pairs in decorating solidifies the symmetry of a room.
Prohibition – America’s “noble experiment,” which helped define the Roaring ’20s – had a complex history whose unforeseen consequences offer a cautionary tale for our own time.
Nowhere did the 1920s roar more than at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on the French Riviera.
Be fashion- and travel-forward in the new year.
Cozy surroundings, good food, a crackling fire – Rhinebeck and its Mirbeau Inn & Spa had our Wanderer Barbara at “hello.”
Scarsdale-based chef and artist Rajni Menon joins WAG as its What’s Cooking? columnist with a twist on a traditional chicken curry dish.
A neo-nostalgic Italian is just the spot for dads who dine.
WAG’s resident Dionysus, Doug Paulding, is just back from southwestern France, where he discovered Armagnac is not Cognac’s rustic cousin but an elegant brandy with a multifaceted flavor and quality all its own.
Your war paints this year consists of these eye products that will make 2020 your best year.
Stylishly practical sunglasses from Tom Ford at Neiman Marcus.
Shelby Saer has turned a family history of ALS into fighting this rare, devastating disease as co-chair of the board of Packard Center ALS Research at Johns Hopkins.
Finding the right eyeglasses has been a life-ong quest for this short-sighted writer.
Fall Call Solutions LLC is designed to make medical alert simpler and smarter.
WAG Wellness guru Giovanni Roselli is here to kick-start us into a new year, new you but sensibly and slowly.
Our Pet of the Month is an adorable 5-month-old Retriever mix, who was found all by herself in a rural area down South.
A “Paint and Sip” evening out with friends at Pinot’s Palette in Stamford created a spark that ignited a new career for Mount Kisco’s Laura Massari Oris.